Subject: Re: libpthread busted?
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/05/2003 00:02:10
On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 10:46:43PM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> "Nathan J. Williams" <> writes:
>  1) The SDL library, among its other features, presents applications
>     with a "portable" wrapper around a few simple thread operations
>     (create/join, mutex lock/unlock, condvar wait/signal). On NetBSD
>     it is using libpthread as the backend for these operations. This
>     means that SDL-using applications need to have libpthread linked
>     in, explicitly or implicitly. The SDL shared library object does
>     not have a recorded dependance on, so applications
>     need to be explicit.

This seems like a very obvious bug.